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One wheel struck a cobble stone, and the buggy lurched horribly.

The Americans started to cross from Cobble hill, on the ice.

I'm a bad sewer, but I dare say I'd manage to cobble up something.

In a few days, the whole home-life on top of the Cobble centred around them.

I can perceive all things in about the same way that I can see all cobble stones.

Don't you come to Cobble Place with that button on your hat.

However, at Cobble Place every minute was a lifetime of delight to Michael.

"I know that all these people at Cobble Place are all right," he groaned.

The ruffed grouse strutted and drummed in every wood, copse, and cobble.

But one cannot call it an attack, if he says that cobble stones are rough when they are rough.

WORD ORIGIN

"paving stone; worn, rounded stone," c.1600, earlier cobblestone, probably a diminutive of cob in some sense. The verb in this sense is from 1690s. Related: Cobbled; cobbling.

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